Metageston Depot 500mg Injection

Perk Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Metageston Depot 500mg Injection

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2 ml in 1 vial

Medicine Overview of Metageston Depot Injection


Uses of Metageston Depot Injection

Metageston Depot 500mg Injection is used in the treatment of Abnormal uterine bleeding, female Infertility, Hormone Replacement Therapy and premenstrual syndrome.

Side effects of Metageston Depot Injection


Headache, Absence of menstrual periods.


How to use Metageston Depot Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Metageston Depot Injection works

Metageston depot 500mg injection is a progesterone (female hormone). It works by regulating the menstrual cycle and protects the uterus from the negative effects of estrogen when used for postmenopausal treatment.

In Depth Information on Metageston Depot Injection

Expert advice for Metageston Depot Injection

  • Progesterone should be taken on an empty stomach or at least one hour before food or two hours after food.
  • Do not take progesterone and consult your doctor if you have ever had any unexpected and unexplained bleeding from your vagina which was not due to your normal monthly period.
  • Consult your doctor if you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant or planning a family before taking progesterone.
  • Do not take progesterone without informing your doctor if you are breast-feeding.
  • Do not drive a motor vehicle or operate a machine immediately after taking progesterone. You may experience a temporary (1 to 3 hours) feeling of sleepiness and dizziness after taking progesterone. 
  • Oral progesterone should preferably be taken at bedtime.
  • Consult  your doctor about any severe stomach pain or yellowing of your eyes or skin.
  • Immediately consult your  if you have sudden vision changes or one-sided weakness (signs of stroke) or chest pain and trouble breathing (signs of a pulmonary embolism).
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Special precautions for Metageston Depot 500mg Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Metageston Depot 500mg Injection is safe to use during lacta
tion. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Metageston Depot 500mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sl
eepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
There is limited information available on the use of Metages
ton Depot 500mg Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Metageston Depot 500mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for Natural Micronised Progesterone

Q. What is natural micronised progesterone?
These are natural progesterone preparations which have improved bioavailability and fewer side effects compared with synthetic progesterone.

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